Apollo 15 was a lunar mission launched by NASA on July 26, 1971. It landed on the Moon on August 7, and was crewed by James Irwin, David Scott, and Alfred Worden.
On the return trip, one of the three main parachutes failed, forcing the spacecraft to make a splashdown
, reminescent of Apollo 13
's splashdown in 1970.
- ↑ http://www.astronautix.com/flights/apollo15.htm
- ↑ http://www.astronautix.com/astros/irwin.htm
- ↑ http://www.astronautix.com/astros/scott.htm
- ↑ http://www.astronautix.com/astros/worden.htm